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Gloomy outlook for export prospects to US, EU markets

Gloomy outlook for export prospects to US, EU markets

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s exports to both the United States and the European Union are expected to face a number of hurdles as a result of the negative impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Vietnam donates masks to US for COVID-19 combat

Vietnam donates masks to US for COVID-19 combat

VOV.VN - US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink on April 16 received a donation of 200,000 cloth masks from the Government and people of Vietnam, according to the US Embassy in Hanoi.

Government leader gives go-ahead for export of medical masks

Government leader gives go-ahead for export of medical masks

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given his consent to allow the export of medical masks, protective suits, and medical equipment as a means of providing other countries with the equipment necessary for epidemic prevention and control, whilst simultaneously ensuring sufficient equipment domestically, including reserves.

US, Vietnam sign agreement to strengthen bilateral partnership

US, Vietnam sign agreement to strengthen bilateral partnership

VOV.VN - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) virtually signed a US$42 million agreement on April 15 to advance Vietnam’s economic competitiveness, through strengthening private sector competitiveness, innovation and startup ecosystems, and human capital.

Garment and textile firms ready to export face masks to US, Europe

Garment and textile firms ready to export face masks to US, Europe

VOV.VN - The export of face masks can be considered as a ‘last-gasp’ for local garment and textile firms to compensate for the loss in revenue from export orders that have either been delayed or canceled by foreign partners as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Vietnamese community in US support homeland in COVID-19 fight

Vietnamese community in US support homeland in COVID-19 fight

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s Consulate General in San Francisco has pledged to transfer all proceeds raised by the Vietnamese expat community in the US to help combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the homeland, said Consul General Nguyen Trac Toan at the handover ceremony on April 13.

COVID-19 causes coffee prices to tumble to record 10-year low

COVID-19 causes coffee prices to tumble to record 10-year low

VOV.VN - The first quarter of the year saw the country export 474,000 tonnes of coffee worth US$801 million, a year-on-year decline of 3% in volume and 5.6% in value, according to figures released by the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Keeping businesses running should be top priority moving forward

Keeping businesses running should be top priority moving forward

VOV.VN - Providing credit support packages to help key industrial enterprises maintain their operations amid the COVID-19 epidemic and overcome this challenging period should be considered the most pressing matter moving forward, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Agricultural businesses see changes in market share due to epidemic

Agricultural businesses see changes in market share due to epidemic

VOV.VN - Vietnam's export of agricultural products to major markets globally has undergone a shift in market share as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, with the United States holding the largest proportion with export turnover of US$2.1 billion, up 18% and accounting for 23.2% of the overall market share.

Vietnam, US step up mutual support in pandemic fight

Vietnam, US step up mutual support in pandemic fight

VOV.VN - The first batch of Vietnamese medical equipment is being transported by FedEx airline and is expected to arrive in the United States on April 8 in a bid to support the US in their ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Bright prospects for tra fish exports to major markets ahead

Bright prospects for tra fish exports to major markets ahead

VOV.VN - Vietnam's tra fish exports recorded a number of positive signs from several major markets such as the United States and China during the first quarter of the year amid the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Bright spots emerge despite slowdown in economic growth

Bright spots emerge despite slowdown in economic growth

VOV.VN - In spite of Vietnam’s GDP growth during the first quarter of 2020 hitting its lowest figure since 2011 with 3.82%, a number of experts have come to the conclusion that this growth can still be considered strong when taken in comparison with other economies from across the region.

Fruit, vegetable exports hit US$831 million in first quarter

Fruit, vegetable exports hit US$831 million in first quarter

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports during the first quarter of the year dropped by 11.5% to US$831 million in comparison with the same period from last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Wood orders see mass cancellations or delays amid COVID-19

Wood orders see mass cancellations or delays amid COVID-19

VOV.VN - Since mid-March buyers from the United States and Europe have moved to stop buying, cancel, or delay orders from Vietnamese wood processing and manufacturing enterprises, causing a staggering 80% fall in order numbers.

Iron and steel exports to China enjoy major boost

Iron and steel exports to China enjoy major boost

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s iron and steel exports to China skyrocketed over the course of the first two months of the year, despite only a slight increase in the country’s overall exports, according to the latest statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Shrimp exports enjoy surge over two-month period

Shrimp exports enjoy surge over two-month period

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s shrimp exports to the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have flourished during the first two months of the year despite enduring drops in exports to the European Union and China as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Deputy FM, foreign diplomats update COVID-19 situation

Deputy FM, foreign diplomats update COVID-19 situation

VOV.VN - Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on March 27 had second phone talks with foreign ministry leaders of the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), India, Australia and New Zealand to get updates on the COVID-19 situation and strong measures against the pandemic.

Vietnamese enterprises' outward investment sees slowdown

Vietnamese enterprises' outward investment sees slowdown

VOV.VN - Overseas investment activities operated by Vietnamese enterprises endured a considerable slowdown during the first quarter of 2020 with outward investment totaling US$49 million since the beginning of the year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.